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Natalie Ceeney, author of the 'Access To Cash Review' says : "everyone should have guaranteed access to cash in the future"





Natalie Ceeney, author of the 'Access To Cash Review' says : "everyone should have guaranteed access to cash in the future"
Last week, while newly streamlined and coiffured Boris Johnson was launching his campaign to become leader of the Conservative Party, 200 individuals congregated within a lion's roar of Regent's Park in London to chew the cash cud – and discuss whether it has a future.

Yet the star of the 'cash summit' by a country mile was Natalie Ceeney, author of the recent 'Access To Cash Review' report which highlighted the dangers of the country's relentless march towards a cashless society.

Wearing killer heels and spectacles that Miranda Priestly would have been proud to sport in The Devil Wears Prada, this former head of the Financial Ombudsman Service reiterated her fervent belief that everyone should have guaranteed access to cash in the future.



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